But instead of pursuing a similarly bipartisan agenda that might have rewarded the public's sudden new faith in the good will and patriotism of its elected officials, Bush decided to try to jam through the same partisan agenda he had before September 11
, from tort reform to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which infuriated the party out of power, brought partisan squabbling back to Washington in record time, and helped re-ignite the public cynicism towards government so pervasive before September 11
They inform the readers that the catalog was printed before September 11
and that this and other mailings may contain material and tone that are inconsistent with the gravity of the recent events.
So after what seemed like a suitable period of mourning, he began a November 8 column with a familiar intonation: "Six days before September 11
purged much of the silliness from public life.
Before September 11
, a green-card holder could get a traffic ticket, pay a $50 fine, and their case was closed.
See John Kifner, "Roots of Terror: A Special Report--Alms and Arms: Tactics in a Holy War," NewYork Times, March 15, 1996, A1; see also Whidden, (discussing data before September 11
, 2001, showing that most recent ter rorist acts in the United States were not committed by Muslim or Arab groups).
The museum was running a show called "Secret Wars," which contains many anti-war statements that were commissioned before September 11
But then again, it will be hard for Warner to take advantage of what Earley said before September 11
[in opposition to gay rights].
practices before September 11
show how brutal the U.